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Somalia’s Parliament Hold Sittings At Mogadishu Airport

Somalia's newly elected parliament started voting Wednesday to elect the country's next president at Mogadishu airport, regarded as the safest place in the capital...

Chancellor Merkel Says The Greatest Threat to Germany is Islamist Terror

Islamist terrorism is the biggest challenge facing Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year message. Referring to the deadly truck attack in...

Nigeria Chibok girls: Boko Haram showcase video of ladies

Some 50 girls are shown with a gunman who demands the release of fighters in return for the girls, and says some girls died...
Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari

UN condemns Boko Haram as an unimaginable group of brutality

Stephen O'Brien, the UN humanitarian coordinator, said the militant group's actions had forced thousands to flee and left unprecedented numbers in need. The UN estimates...

Human rights is not about the law, but enforcement

Participants, who included representatives of Civil Society Groups, Security agencies and the media, said the issue was not about the law, but rather the...
Terrorism

14 dead, 39 injured in Maiduguri bombing

Fourteen people, including the girls, died and 39 were injured in the attacks at a mosque and house of vigilante leader, the military said. More...

Save our youth from extremism – Muslim cleric charges leaders

Spokesperson for the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Shaibu Aremeyaw, has stated that some Muslim youth in the various universities in Ghana are frustrated and...
Mali shooting

13 killed including 5 UN workers in Mali

At least 13 people are thought to have been killed, including five UN workers, in a hostage siege at a hotel in the central...
Two deserted helmets are seen near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libyan Islamist-backed parliament turn down peace proposal

Libyan Islamist-backed parliament General National Congress (GNC) on Tuesday rejected a United Nations peace proposal to form a unity government for Libya. ...

Islamists flag goes up in France after man got beheaded

Several small explosive devices were also set off at the Air Products factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, sources said. The alleged attacker is said to have been...
Houthi rebels

Islamist rebels have kidnapped close to 300 Kurds

Suspected Islamist rebels were reported on Monday to have abducted up to 300 Kurdish civilians in northern Syria. The Kurdish Hawar News Agency reported that...

Pakistan on alert as Himalayan flood looms near

Pakistan issued a flood warning for its Himalayan region in the north after unseasonal heavy rain, a weather official said Monday. "Heavy rains may trigger...

Somali to flush out Islamist rebels

Somalia's president said on Thursday a military campaign would push Islamist al Shabaab fighters out of all towns and major territories by the end...

Ten civilians were killed overnight at Egypt border

Ten civilians were killed overnight during fighting between the army and Islamist militants near Egypt's border with Gaza, where the military has launched a...
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Abu Sayyaf militants dig grave for German hostage

A German man held captive by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines said Wednesday his captors had dug a grave for him in preparation...

Malaysia moves Oktoberfest indoors amid Islamist objections

Malaysia moved a three-day Oktoberfest to a smaller indoor venue Friday, amid Islamists' calls to ban the annual Munich-inspired beer event, organizers said. The last...

New Somali Islamist Leader Will Be Killed Soon

Rebels of the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab have pledged allegiance to their new leader after his predecessor was killed and said their...

New leader emrges at Al-Shabab

Somalia?s Islamist group al-Shabab has named Ahmad Umar as successor to former leader Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was killed in a US air strike. The...

Davutoglu throws more focus on promoting Turkey

?is set to be Turkey's next prime minister after winning a vote Wednesday to become the new leader of the country's ruling Justice and...

Horrific terrorist acts must end now-envoy

The Baharka camp, 5km north of Erbil in northern Iraq, is home to thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) following the takeover of...

Boko Haram Strike; Islamists Kill 19 In Nigeria

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) Boko Haram gunmen dressed in military uniform on Sunday killed 19 people near the Nigerian border with Cameroon in the restive northeast...

Police Hunted Down Egyptian Militants

Cairo ? Police on Friday hunted down militants in a village near Cairo as hundreds attended the funeral of a police general killed a...

Mokhtar Belmokhtar Wanted: $5m Reward For Information

US prosecutors have charged militant Islamist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar over a deadly siege at an Algerian gas plant in January. He faces charges including...

Russia Islamists Warns Against Hosting 2014 Olympics

The leader of an Islamist insurgency in Russia's North Caucasus region urged followers on Wednesday to use "maximum force" to prevent President Vladimir...

Islamist Insurgency In Africa. Time For A Fresh Alternative

 By Dr. Mike Ozulumba Africa has long been noted as a continent fraught with economic deprivation that heightened unrest and conflict. As a result, civil...

French Troops In Mali Now At Al Qaeda Territory.

French forces searching for al Qaeda-linked militants in the hidden valleys of the remote north of Mali are now deep in the Islamists'...

Stop The Use Of Islamist To Describe Terrorist Group

Some concerned Muslims in Rivers State have frowned at the use of the word ?Islamist? to describe militants or rebels who are active in...

Russia revealed it was supplying guns to Mali?s government

Russia revealed it was supplying guns to Mali?s government, as French troops defused a massive bomb in the north of the country, the latest...

French Warplanes Assault Islamist Rebel Camps In Mali

Malian soldiers stand guard before the arrival of France?s President Francois Hollande at Independence Plaza in Bamako, Mali February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney (Reuters)...

Qatar, A Sponsor of Islamist Terrorism: Major Ally of America

In his inaugural address on January 21, U.S. President Barack Obama made the historic announcement that ?a decade of war is ending? and declared...